Dr. Muhammad Khalil is a literary critic, writer, and a lecturer at the Academic Arab College for Education in Haifa. He was born in Tur’an Village in the Galilee, in 1953. He received his Ph.D. degree in Arabic Literature and Criticism from al-Yarmuk University in Jordan, in 2002. He has published several works and articles in the fields of literary criticism, short story, children’s literature, and teenage literature. Besides, he is active in social and cultural meetings, literary forums and events, and a coordinator of the cultural club in Tur’an.
In 2007, he received the Prize for Teenage Short Story from the Society of Environment Protection in Shefa’amr City in the Galilee. In 2010, he received the Prize for Creativity from the Ministry of Education in the field of literary criticism. At present, he is a member of the Observation Committee of al-Karmel Union of the Palestinian Writers – Haifa, and a member of the Board of Editors of Shaza al-Karmel literary magazine. He wrote and published 20 books and dozens of articles as well.